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IELTS Listening Test 3 – Section 2

SECTION 2

You will hear Dan Saunders, a wildlife expert, giving a talk about Pandas.

Questions 11-12
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.
11. Each day, pandas need to eat:

A Very little nutrition
B 12-38 kg of bamboo
C 330 pounds of bamboo

12. If pandas are cared for away from the wild, they can live for approximately:

A 6 months
B 14-20 years
C 30 years

Questions 13-14
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Select two things that are endangering pandas:

A Public awareness
B Ecotourism
C Poaching
D Other wildlife
E Building of roads and railroads

Questions 15-16
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND / OR A NUMBER.
15. What proportion of the panda population in China is protected by reserves?

16. What did the WWF create which encouraged people to support pandas?

Questions 17 – 20
Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD AND / OR A NUMBER.


Reasons that pandas may not be worth saving:
They are extremely (17) to look after

They have a diet that is not (18)

They get sick easily and are hard to breed


Reasons that pandas should not be allowed to die out:

They are in danger because (19) are damaging the forests


We should protect their homes because other animals live there

The number of pandas in the wild is (20) so they will not become extinct

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